Become a Member


The North American Spine Society is committed to sustaining a multidisciplinary membership of health care providers who are dedicated to excellence in the field of spine care.

Membership Types & Eligibility

Active

Active members are Board-certified MDs and DOs, or PhDs (or equivalent) who devote at least 50% of their professional activities to spine in the areas of clinical care of patients, academic research, teaching or patient advocacy.

$655.00 $327.50


Includes online and print subscriptions to
The Spine Journal and SpineLine.

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Associate

Associate members are Board-eligible MDs and DOs, or individuals who have completed a substantially equivalent program who devote at least 50% of their professional activities to spine in the areas of clinical care of patients, academic research, teaching or patient advocacy.

$655.00 $327.50


Includes online and print subscriptions to
The Spine Journal and SpineLine.

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Affiliate

Affiliate members are physicians or PhDs who devote less than 50% of their professional activities to spine, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, physician assistants, chiropractors, physical therapists, researchers, practice managers, coders, technical professionals or other health care professionals with an interest in spine in the areas of clinical care of patients, academic research, teaching or patient advocacy.

$340.00 $170.00


Includes online and print subscriptions to
The Spine Journal and SpineLine.

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International Tier 1

International members are health care professionals not residing in the United States with an interest in spine in the areas of clinical care of patients, academic research, teaching or patient advocacy.

$285.00 $142.50


Includes online and print subscriptions to
The Spine Journal and online subscriptions to SpineLine.

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In-training

In-training members are physicians, medical students, graduate students or other individuals of the medical profession, basic sciences or allied services who are enrolled in a full-time, accredited training program or postdoctoral fellowship related to spine care. Individuals who have been awarded a terminal degree and are returning for additional education unrelated to spine care are not eligible.

Complimentary


Includes online subscriptions to
The Spine Journal and SpineLine.

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*The above prices represent prorated 2019 membership dues (from July 1, 2019 through September 15, 2019); dues are prorated on a quarterly basis.

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Additional Membership Types

Other Programs and Options

Specialties Defined


Spine Physician:

An MD or DO who specializes in the evaluation and treatment of spinal disorders. Spine physicians provide expertise of the spine including the cervical, thoracic and lumbar regions. Spine physicians have extensive training in one or more medical disciplines and specialties, including physical medicine and rehabilitation, radiology, orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery, neurology, anesthesia, pain management and the internal medicine, to name a few. Many have received advanced training in the form of post-doctoral research or clinical fellowships. At least 50% of the practice of a spine physician is devoted to care of the spine.